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Why Pokémon Go’s technology is no fad

Pokémon Go has ignited the digital world. Every news organization has reported on why Pokémon Go, the smartphone app based on the Japanese cartoon …

Augmented Reality

Why The ‘Internet Of Things’ Is Driving Infrastructure Spending By Retailers

<i>Featuring Todd Cripe and Velda Goodin</i><p>There is a lot of buzz today about the Internet of Things (IoT)—but is it a small wave to let pass, or is this a …


Podcast: The 'Internet of Everything' is already the next big thing

As a developer, the technologies you know today are not going to be enough moving forward. It's vital to have a good grasp on foundational …


Knowledge sharing key in cybersecurity defense | The Network | The Network

Some of the biggest challenges businesses face with fighting IT threats are social engineering and managing sensitive company data.<p>Cybersecurity issues can affect a company's growth. Cisco's report <i>Cybersecurity as a Growth Advantage</i> found: 71 percent of respondents say “cybersecurity concerns are …

Knowledge sharing

The 40 coolest people under 40 in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley revolves around the minds of tech pioneers that are striving to burst through the industry ceiling each year.<p>These innovators have the power and ambition to change the way we think and live.<p>Business Insider recently released its annual Silicon Valley 100 list, highlighting the people …

Silicon Valley

Google makes smartphone comic book reading easier with machine learning

Bubble Zoom in action. (credit: Google)Reading comic books on a smartphone is a bit of a bummer. Comic books are designed to be read on a 7×10.5" …

Google Books

A Recap of Digital Energy at Cisco Live

Cisco Blog > Energy - Oil & Gas and Utilities<p>Energy - Oil & Gas and Utilities<p>Rick Geiger - July 21, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>Cisco Live is always an incredible event. It was an amazing experience from the sessions, to the speakers and the after hour events! There was just an incredible amount of energy and …

Cisco Systems

Nvidia’s Eye-Tracking Tech Could Revolutionize Virtual Reality

A phenomenon first observed by Leonardo da Vinci is being used to make virtual images look more realistic.Look at a clock on a nearby wall. The focal …


Facebook's solar-powered drone makes first full test flight

Mark Zuckerberg is having his Wright Brothers moment.<p>Facebook's solar-powered, internet-beaming plane Aquila is finally ready for takeoff after two years of engineering and scale model flights. As the company reports today, a full-scale version of Aquila made its first official flight on June 28th, …


11 Google projects that could change the world

Google's parent company Alphabet has so many projects cooking it can be difficult to keep track.<p>But there are some that could truly change the world as we know it once they're complete.<p>Scroll down to see the most mind-blowing projects.


“Innovation Grand Challenge: Where Are They Now” – CyberFlow Analytics

Innovation<p>Alex Goryachev - July 22, 2016 - 0 Comments<p><i>The Cisco Innovation Grand</i> Challenge is an exciting way for us to uncover new <i>opportunities and game-changing trends. It’s also a great way for entrepreneurs and startups to further their ideas. And the good news is we’re still accepting</i> …


This tech entrepreneur turned $800 into a massive bus empire used by Facebook and the NFL

When Armir Harris was 16, his family immigrated from Albania to the Atlanta, Georgia metro area as polticial refugees seeking asylum.<p>Having no other options, and "out of necessity," his parents ended up getting into the transportation business — Harris' uncle, who had immigrated some years before, …


Daimler hits the gas on electric and autonomous driving tech

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler intends to up its spending on research and development, the company revealed during its quarterly earnings call on Thursday. The high-end car maker is going to route a lot more money toward areas key to the future of driving, including autonomous driving tech, a …


TeradataVoice: Analytics-Of-Things Drives IoT Business Value: An Executive Perspective

Internet of Things

Tesla's Plan To Build A Semi Truck Is The Smartest Idea They've Had

Graphics credit Jason TorchinskyWhen Elon Musk finally emerged from pulling his small-amounts-of-crack-fueled all-nighter and finally delivered his …


The role of higher education in entrepreneurship

<i>The Princeton Review</i> and <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> recently published rankings of university entrepreneurship. Among the top 12 schools, the two lists share but a single institution — Babson College. How can two highly regarded agencies compile lists of excellence that have virtually no overlap?<p>At …


Game on!!!

SP360: Service Provider<p>Shruti Jain - July 22, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>This weekend, I evinced a big change in my youngest daughter. She emerged from her summer couch potato cocoon and blossomed into an active youngster chasing after fictional creatures in natural sunlight. Within 2 days of its launch, …


Google is selling businesses AI-powered language analysis on tap


Virtual reality works for games. But what about real life?

It might make you more empathetic — or a better football quarterback.<p>Earlier this week, <b>Recode’s</b> Mark Bergen became a football quarterback and The Verge’s Lauren Goode flew through a building.<p>These things didn’t <i>really</i> happen, but they sure felt real — and that was the point. Mark and Lauren were …

Virtual Reality

Macy's Makes Rapid Advances In Technology

There is much to be excited about over IT at Macy’s. Management recognizes that the future of the stores is dependent on customer interest and that technological innovation may create renewed interest in shopping in stores. It could be the Magic Mirror, Smart Fitting Rooms, Hointer robotic …

IBM Watson

How Virtual Reality Will Impact Businesses In The Next Five Years

, CommunityVoice<p>Although not yet in the hands of everyday consumers, virtual and augmented reality are gaining traction.<p>From the Oculus Rift becoming a well-known name to other products showcasing at major conferences, VR and AR are finding their place in the market. And from virtual meetings to …

The Future

#TransformationThursday: Fresh Air, Clean Energy, Can’t Lose

Government<p>Dani Schrakamp - July 21, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>You’ve Got the Power:<p>We live in a finite world – there are only so many hours in the day, so much money in your bank account, and so many glasses of wine I can drink. Why then is it that we use precious natural commodities like there’s an endless …


Experiment with face swaps in a snap with this new search engine

Take a selfie and upload it for Dreambit to work its magic.<p>Ah, the future. You don't even have to use <i>Cosmopolitan Virtual Makeover</i> to try on different hairstyles and other looks these days even if you aren't proficient with Photoshop. All you need is a selfie to try out curly hair, the 1930s or …

Search Engines

A Recap of Digital Manufacturing at Cisco Live

Cisco Blog > Manufacturing<p>Manufacturing<p>Douglas Bellin - July 21, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>Cisco Live has come and gone and now is a time to reflect on the incredibly crazy few days and see what was discussed. Business outcomes were top of mind for our customers and analysts, and we had no shortage of …


Google unleashes DeepMind on energy-hungry data center, cutting cooling bill by 40%

DeepMind may be a master at one of the most complex games on Earth, but can it handle the day-to-day energy concerns of a Google data center? Yes, as it turns out, and with a vengeance.<p>The power needs of a data center depend on lots of factors, from demand to the weather, and adjusting to or …


Six Ways Drones Are Revolutionizing Agriculture

Drones aren’t new technology by any means. Now, however, thanks to robust investments and a somewhat more relaxed regulatory environment, it appears …


Google Cloud Platform opens its first West Coast region

Back in 2006, Google opened its first owned and operated data center in The Dalles, Oregon, and starting today, you’ll be able to host your Google Cloud Platform applications in Oregon, too. The company today announced the launch of its first West Coast region (formally known under the poetic name …


New ticketing technologies will open more doors to live entertainment

Last month, former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard published a piece on “why you can’t get a ticket to the NBA Finals.”<p>It’s a good article and Nathan does a great job diagnosing problems with the status quo – including how arbitrageurs use bots to buy tickets before real fans get the chance.<p>While I …


Cisco Supports Court Decision Protecting Customer Cloud Data

Cisco Blog > High Tech Policy<p>High Tech Policy<p>Eric Wenger - July 20, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>We welcome and strongly support Microsoft’s successful challenge of a federal criminal search warrant for messages stored on an email server located in Ireland. The decision from the US Second Circuit Court of …

Cisco Systems

How Crowd-sourcing Technology Is Monitoring Zika And Other Health Conditions During The Olympics

This year, 500,000 foreign visitors will travel to Rio de Janeiro to watch their favorite athletes compete in the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. As anticipation grows for the event, Zika continues to be a concern, putting Brazilians, Olympic participants and spectators on guard against the risk of …

Health Care Technology